American brown rot


Definition of American brown rot

: brown rot of stone and pome fruits caused by a fungus (Sclerotinia fructicola)

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First Known Use of American brown rot

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“American brown rot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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